A convenient new procedure for converting primary amides into nitriles

Chun Wei Kuo, Jia Liang Zhu, Jen Dar Wu, Cheng Ming Chu, Ching Fa Yao*, Kak Shan Shia

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Abstract

An operationally simple and high-yielding procedure has been developed for the conversion of primary amides to the corresponding nitriles, using ethyl dichlorophosphate/DBU as the mild dehydrating agent.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)301-303
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2007 Jan 1

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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